Preview: Time for a clear out? Brits holding onto £418 worth of stuff they don’t use or want

Time for a clear out? Brits holding onto £418 worth of stuff they don’t use or want

  • Unwanted and unused items include electronics, clothing, furniture, bikes and fitness equipment

  • Half of us own clothes that no longer fit us while 35% are holding onto at least one functioning smartphone they don’t use

  • Meanwhile 39% lack enough storage space in their homes

1 in 7 have sold an unwanted gift, despite the risk of getting caught

1 in 7 have sold an unwanted gift, despite the risk of getting caught

Just days after Christmas, Brits are already selling the unwanted gifts they received

Lightsabres for sale! Now is the best time to sell your unwanted Star Wars merchandise second-hand

Lightsabres for sale! Now is the best time to sell your unwanted Star Wars merchandise second-hand

Shpock relaunches with all-new features offering in-app digital payments and buyer protection

Shpock relaunches with all-new features offering in-app digital payments and buyer protection

Price of second-hand iPhone X down to £399 since launch of iPhone 11

Price of second-hand iPhone X down to £399 since launch of iPhone 11

Brits prefer to buy second-hand to reduce their carbon footprint

Brits prefer to buy second-hand to reduce their carbon footprint

Shpock+ Motors joins forces with the IMDA

Shpock+ Motors joins forces with the IMDA

Partnership includes a special package for independent car dealers

Chris Gawor joins Shpock as Head of Global Advertising Sales

Chris Gawor joins Shpock as Head of Global Advertising Sales

Online marketplace hires top industry expert

Secondhand for Christmas?

Secondhand for Christmas?

Shpock: Secondhand is the solution to Christmas financial pressure

300,000 iPhones analysed: Is it worth it to fix your broken device?

300,000 iPhones analysed: Is it worth it to fix your broken device?

Shpock study shows how to get the most for your second-hand smartphone

Study: ‘Back to school’ costs are a burden for 27% of British parents

Study: ‘Back to school’ costs are a burden for 27% of British parents

Willing to go into debt? 13% would do so to get the necessary school supplies for their child

Shpock celebrates 50 million downloads and other milestones

Shpock celebrates 50 million downloads and other milestones

Awards, car vertical and growing team - successful first half of 2018 for marketplace app

Brits go gaga for second hand bikinis!

Brits go gaga for second hand bikinis!

Shpock Analysis: 71% of bikinis on sale for £10 or less

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About Shpock

Shpock is a mobile marketplace that brings millions of private buyers and sellers and local businesses together. The categories range from electronics, fashion and furniture to specialised interests such as cars and property.

Shpock has more than 10 million active users and over 2 billion page impressions. These numbers and regular #1 rankings in the App & Google Play Store in three core markets (UK, Germany, Austria) make Shpock one of Europe’s most dominant shopping apps. 

Facts and numbers

- Among the leading online marketplaces in three countries (UK, Germany, Austria)
- Over 10 Million active users monthly 
- Over 2 billion page impressions per month
- Products worth more than 1 billion pounds are being traded per year (2018)
- A multi-national team of 100+ people responsible for the success of the digital marketplace

Recent prizes
- Apple awarded ‘Best of 2017 App’ in the category ‘Sustainability’
- Google awarded Shpock the “Android App Excellence 2018“